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FOX
Dec 10, 2012 4:00am PST
, representing a nearly $1.9 billion loss for the company. groupon stock popped following rumors that google might be planning a takeover. groupon shares hit $4.69, the highest level in 3 weeks, after rumors spread that google could be considering a buy of the coupon company. groupon rejected a $6- billion bid from google prior to going public. but bloomberg news reports since groupon's market share has fallen in value, google is considering another offer. both google and groupon have declined comment. google is turning into a shopper's friend this christmas. 80% of people are googling their research on christmas purchases before buying. however, julia krueger of google says this doesn't necessarily mean shopping habits are transitioning to online- only. "they want to feel confident about what they're buying, and feel like they are getting a good value. so not everybody looks for the lowest price, but very often they want to feel good about the price they are paying. so even if it's within a few dollars, it may be a better purchase for someone to buy it locally or to be able to know that the
FOX Business
Dec 10, 2012 4:00pm EST
it or not rivals apple and google are partnering up. david: no. they hate each other. liz: could this be the first of many dances between the two tech giants? doubtful! shibani joshi will have details. stay tuned. ♪ [ engine revs ] ♪ ♪ [ male annncer ] the mercedes-benz winter event is back, with the perfect vehicle that's just right for you, no matter which list you're on. [ santa ] ho, ho, ho, ho! [ malennouncer ] lease a 2013 c250 for $349 a month at your local mercedes-benz dedeal. at your local ...so as you can see, geico's customer satisfaction is at %. mmmm tasty. and cut! very good. people are always asking me how we make these geico adverts. so we're taking you behind the scenes.od. this coffee cup, for example, is computer animated. it's not real. geico's customer satisfactio is quite real though. this computer-animated coffee tastes dreadful. geico. 15 minutes uld save you 15 % or more on car insurance. someone get me a latte will ya,? >> i'm adam shapiro with your fox business brief. the "wall street journal" reporting u.s. authorities are preparing to announce a record $1.9 bill
CNBC
Dec 7, 2012 2:00pm EST
portfolio is up 160% in ten years. he'll bring some his top picks. >>> if had to buy one -- apple, google or microsoft, which would it be? we put it to the test. >>> hello. our early jobs inspired pop in the markets has just been buried under that weak consumer confidence. of course the lack of fiscal deal. we want some progress on that front. the dow is nonetheless on pace for its third straight weekly ga gain, the first time in four months. >>> straight down to the floor of the stock exchange. bob, tally the week up for us. >> we're up fractionally on the dow. dow had a pretty good week overall. higher priced names like ibm did well but the s&p is basically flat. we're in a holding pattern. this is the market when you get big moves on either side, big gainers here -- financials on the up side and industrials. materials had a rather ugly week. tech large by because of apple but some sectors did pretty well. two breakouts this week that really turned around here. financials. the citigroup announcement sparked some interest here. most of the big financial names for the day. you'll see fina
CNBC
Dec 10, 2012 2:00pm EST
it, blah blah blah, that google could make a bid for the company. now remember, google is said to have interest in groupon before it went public. the $6 billion number was tossed around. could you imagine? you look at what they've got now. google thing still going around the market. we read and respected in the tech world, give me a break. it'll never happen. but the stock did move friday on the news. a big move. now what is this stock up to. >> we don't talk about them much. the 12 month clinical trial of an experimental leukemia drug. >> nexen, again, a company we don't talk much about, but what is up to? >> we don't talk about it much because it is canadian. don't know if you hate it canada like you do american. but a big energy company. here is the deal. people got outraged, just like we are facing here. oh, can't let chinese buy our energy property, terrorism, blah blah blah. guess what? they are allowing the deal to go through. other companies are falling because they may impart new rules. saying we don't know if theant prices can by our energy companies. does that sound
FOX Business
Dec 10, 2012 11:00am EST
, at least for the time being. working together. news breaking over the weekend that apple and google are working to gather so that they do not outbid one another. we think it will go for a price tag in the range of $500 million. it bodes very well for former foes in the past. apple, microsoft, research in motion, just flashier, all came together to fight nortel's patent portfolio. speaking of buying, over the weekend, not even over the weekend, this morning, we got reports that google may be buying motorola's home business from a british company called space. motorola's home business, dagen and connell, i said it right this time, they mix boxes. you could be going directly to google, as we know, as you guys know, there is a war going on for who controls what in your living room space. connell: thank you very much, shibani. shibani joshi in the newsroom. dagen: stocks now and every 15 minutes. nicole: popcorn. the posse group offer. turns out, for the quarter, their numbers were disappointing. down nearly 9% at the moment. there were some issues with accounting. that scandal and an in
CNBC
Dec 10, 2012 1:00pm EST
. well also take a look at another side of google that you very rarely hear about. the internet giant stashing billions in tax shelters to avoid paying taxes. is that fair play or outrageous corporate behavior? especially in this climate. well talk about that. but first, markets are generally higher. dow jones industrial average up 29 points on the day. nasdaq is up 7. and s&p 500 up about 1 1/2. >> they've been that way about the last ten days or two weeks or so. 21 days until america goes over the cliff or not. president obama meeting with the house speaker boehner in a closed door session over the weekend. yesterday in fact. trying to hammer out a deal. we hope you watch the redskins win over the ravens there in the last minute. president set to speak later at an auto plant in michigan about his planes it raise taxes on the rich. our chief political correspondent live at the white house with the latest. hi, john. >> hi, tyler. it is glammy and overcast in washington today but everybody is looking for bright signs about the fiscal cliff. we have a bright side yesterday when john boe
CNBC
Dec 7, 2012 1:00pm EST
it comes to overseeing social media. >>> google plans to start charging small businesses for its free services like e-mail and google docs. will consumers be next it with those fees? >>> from "50 shades of grey" to 5,000 shades of green, publisher random house giving employees a lot to cheer about this holiday season. we'll explain when "power lunch" continues in just a moment. ♪ [ male announcer ] 'tis the season to discover the kid in all of us. enjoy free shipping and great values on your holiday shopping from l.l. bean. having you ship my gifts couldn't be easier. well, having a ton of locations doesn't hurt. and a santa to boot! [ chuckles ] right, baby. oh, sir. that is a customer. oh...sorry about that. [ male announcer ] break from the holiday stress. fedex office. [ male announcer ] break from the holiday stress. ...so as you can see, geico's customer satisfaction is at 97%. mmmm tasty. and cut! very good. people are always asking me how we make these geico adverts. so we're taking you behind the scenes. this coffee cup, for example, is computer animated. it's not real. gei
CNBC
Dec 11, 2012 12:00pm EST
towards a qualcomm. that points you toward nxpi. >> you could throw up google. that stock went back over 700 today. technology is one -- >> google is not tied directly to the sales of those smartphones. >> i understand that. i'm talking about just technology -- >> barclays came out and said technology is one of the two favorite sectors for next year. >> one data point i want to get out here. we're bringing up apple in china. right now they're saying iphone 5 sales are running 50% ahead of what iphone 4 sales were in 2010. that's fairly significant if it turns out to be true. the source for that is macbook translating data from chinese. that's making the rounds. i think people are looking at this aspect of wait a minute. this is a whole growth market that maybe is not in all the -- people are bullish on the china story. but maybe not enough. i think that's giving it to credence here. >> stocks off session highs after those comments from speaker boehner. really, we're hanging in there truth be told. dow up 106 points. when "halftime" returns we zero in on the health of financial stocks fro
ABC
Dec 6, 2012 6:00am PST
app store or google play maneuver your commute this morning or any morning. >>> still ahead, kate middleton walks out of a london hospital overnight. we have new video. >>> consumer alert from 7 on your side. the infant recliner blamed for five deaths. new action just announced by government officials. >>> catch the raiders and broncos tonight here on abc 7. larry biel and sports anchor mike shumann will tweet during the game you can follow them. you can also get updates on facebook.com/abc7news. >>> welcome back. doesn't this make you feel better about the morning commute? it won't be raining and your commute won't take three times as long. let's talk about fun. temperatures in the 50s now. as we head into the noon hour when the gates open over at the coliseum, 56°, we start to see sun break out, brighter 3:00 and 58, game time 5:20, partly cloudy and 56, 9:00 still partly cloudy, around 50°. have fun. >>> new morning, the duchess of cambridge has left a london hospital where she was being treated for acute morning sickness related to her pregnancy. this is new video of a smili
CNBC
Dec 6, 2012 12:00pm EST
in which the sound does not go up for commercials and i'll be the first is a-to-say google will copy apple if they are successful, samit bhatt. now we have scott wapner and "fast money." >>> welcome to "the halftime show." four hours to go until the close. green arrows across the board. 13,041 the dow jones industrial average, all of the major averages in the green. here's what we're following on "halftime" target practice with its prediction for 2012 now within reach, jpmorgan's tom lee on the market's next move. net gain, netflix shares up again as the company rides the halo of its disney deal. where is the next stop? one stock, two opinions in a halftime debate. first our top story the sudden sell-off in shares of apple, after posting its worst trading day in four years, the stock is rebounding but has still lost more than $35 billion in market cap over the past few days. jon fortt is in silicon valley with the latest, the worst performance of three days since 2008. what is the buzz in the valley? >> we've heard multiple theories why the stock has been falling, people selling ahead of t
CNBC
Dec 6, 2012 3:00pm EST
in the stock and missteps like google maps, should cook start asking is what would steve jobs have done? max wolf of green crest capital says tim cook could help himself by channelling more jobs. nicolas carlson makes the cay that in some ways tim cook is even better than steve jobs. i think we have a disagreement going here. max, you first. why can't we just allow apple to change and become tim cook's company? >> i think it has become tim's. that transition occurred prior to the passing away of steve jobs. i think it's healthy. i think he should stand on the shoulders. everybody in the tech world has something to learn from jobs. i think standing on the shoulders of steve jobs is great idea. i think wearing a dead man's pants to work is creepy and a terrible idea. he has to be different. he can't try to clone apple. after all, what makes apple different from all the people who want to be apple is it does its own thing. mr. cook has to follow in that great tradition. >> mnicolas, how does he do tha? what kind of business experience does tim cook bring that perhaps steve jobs didn't? >> first
CNBC
Dec 6, 2012 1:00pm EST
and desktops in 2013. apple saying they're going to do that in 2013. google has been doing this with a tv streaming box that they brought out earlier this year. that isn't working out so well for them but google is also trying to do this. this isn't just a apple thing. a number of companies trying to do some manufacturing here. apple last quarter made about 50 million things. they are a huge manufacturer. just under 1 million of those were desktop macs. so we're talking about a small sliver of what apple actually makes. >> jon, i wonder, how you would characterize the change in culture from steve jobs to tim cook. i might characterize it this way. mr. cook feels like velvet glove, iron fist. mr. jobs was iron glove, iron fist. >> well, i'm not sure which glove hits harder. you take a look at some of the executive shuffling that we've seen under the tim cook regime. that's significant. we didn't see steve jobs do things quite in that way so he's not afraid to make changes. he's also done stuff with a dividend that we've seen. he's done things with apple, also being more open with wall stre
CNBC
Dec 6, 2012 2:00pm EST
on valuation. so this is apple's trailing and forwce to earnings ratios against google, against microsoft, against amazon which is just out of left field. 12 times trailing. google is trading at about a 50% premium to apple. is the stock undervalued? >> yes. i think it should be owned, not bought or sold but owned. because bought it basically feels like, wait a second, you should sell it. i don't want to trade it. there are a lot of different reasons why this is. when you listen to jackie's excellent report, remember they have $100 billion in cash. might have lost $38 billion in a couple days but their cash position is almost bigger than the other s&ps. apple's inexpensive but google is expensive. it is just apple's so many hundreds of billions in market cap that sometimes it is going to fall by its own weight. >> we can bring that back up, please. when i look at apple trading at 1.5 points more in forward pe than microsoft. one of those is mispriced. >> exactly right. that's why i look forward to the panel because it is really ael ael braic. >> do you believe apple is fundamentally under
KBCW
Dec 6, 2012 10:00pm PST
: made in america may be an emerging trend. apple isn't the first. google announced its new media streaming device is made in the usa. speculation is now rampant about what computer and where in the u.s. apple will manufacture. some see apple's decision as a pr move. one user says it's right for the times. >> i hope it's something tangible. they should intentionally think of their shareholders but also stake holders. people on the ground working on the apple phones. >> reporter: low worker wages and low shipping costs were some of the reasons companies moved their manufacturing overseas. fuel costs are up and worker wages in china have risen 15 to 20% in recent years. >> after doing some downsizing starbucks is back to brewing up expansion plans. they include yet another san francisco store at market and sanchez. cbs 5 reporter mike sugerman tells us some are trying to grind that to a halt. >> reporter: there are 85 starbucks properties in san francisco. could we 86 the 86th? >> it will change the character. >> ity it will be a good addition. >> reporter: starbucks wants to add 15
FOX
Dec 7, 2012 4:00am PST
for this week. coming up monday, how people are turning to google for christmas gift ideas. from all of us at first business, thank you for watching, and happy chanukah! >>> tragedy at last nights raider game. the fall that led to a fan being seriously injured. >>> two south bay restaurants evacuated after a fire. the reason the recent storms is to blame. >>> a strong earthquake jolts the same area of last years quake and tsunami. >>> good morning, everybody it's friday, december 7th i'm brian flores. >> and i'm pam cook. time now almost 4:30. rosemary orozco is in for steve today. so after the big storm steve decided he needed ha little break. >> he's a little tired. good morning, to you. happy friday. we are in for a dry weekend. modest warming trend under way. we are waking up a lo
FOX Business
Dec 7, 2012 9:20am EST
there and broadening the face of offerin offerings? >> i think one thing you're seeing a competition with google and need to start hiring talent to keep up with google's innovation with cloud services, not necessarily in the hardware space. no one makes better hardware than apple. they don't need that engineering, they need software engineering to keep up with google to make cloud searching work. >> apple is going to spend 100 million dollars bringing some mac production to the united states. they're going to build these things in america and they've not done that before. what do you make of it. >> they haven't done it in 20 years and i know apple has been wanting to do this. it's been a thorn in the side of apple. stuart: it's for political reasons? >> it's for political reasons, sure, and the thorn in the side is tim cook to deal with worker conditions. >> no, no, no. >> sure. >> you can't tell me, the chief executive says i'm tired of getting on that plane and going to china. >> and i don't know that he cares about getting on the plane. he's tired of the negative pr. >> right. >> and now to t
CBS
Dec 7, 2012 7:00am PST
's built a rocket ship to travel into space." google, how far is earth to the moon? the moon is 238,900 miles... "the great moment had come." 3, 2, 1... [ giggling ] >>> heisman trophy, college football's highest award, will be given out tomorrow night in new york. the front-runner could make history because this is his first ncaa season. mark strassmann reports on this sudden sensation, who has a lot of fans back home in texas. >> reporter: in his freshman season, johnny manzell's free wheeling style has set records, beat the nation's top team and created a nickname for the ages at texas a & m, johnny football. >> i don't really see myself as the johnny football craze. it's kind of swept aggies and around the nation a little bit. i see myself as johnny manzell from kerrville, texas. >> reporter: at ggie land outfitters, manziel's number two jersey is number one in sales. >> so many people. we're trying to print them as fast as we can. just bear with us. we'll get everyone a shirt that wants one. >>. ♪ johnny football and >> reporter: manziel's legend is sung, a country version, r
CNBC
Dec 5, 2012 5:00pm EST
's positive things being said about microsoft and google. when you look at alternative operating systems, whether it's microsoft and their own hardware, this to me is the issue and has always been their issue, they're not going to be able to stave off hardware which becomes indistinguishable. and when you get to places where margins are cut razor thin and will do it better than apple, they can do it cheaper. this is the fundamental issue, it's not a technical issue. >> i would disagree on a microsoft side. microsoft reported their original os 8 numbers. they didn't give any of the surface numbers there. i think you're exactly right in terms of android. especially in an emerging market, that's becoming a bigger deal. keep in mind it's getting to some of these numbers for next year, it doesn't require the big apple growth that they've had. in other words, if they can just gain a fractional share and get to where they want to go. let android have a lot of the emerging markets and apple can beat the street numbers for 2013. >> gene, brian kelly. over the last 12 quarters you changed the pric
CNBC
Dec 10, 2012 4:00pm EST
has been around since 1998 which is a lifetime ago in tech years. now, google and apple both of which of course sell these apps in their app stores may need to step up their disclosures. the ftc told us today that both companies could play a more active role in better transparency for parents. neither google nor apple responded to requests for comment. >> all right. let's get out to kayla tausche again. we're hearing the treasury is going to sell the remaining $240 million worth of aig shares? >> that's correct. we're seeing those headlines just hit the wire now. it's 234 million shares. that's roughly $8 billion. that's the last of the treasury's investment in aig. they will launch a fully public offering. roughly 16% of aig shares. this is a mayjor coupe for the government. still at 33 bucks even though it's down after-hours up from the re-ipo after the financial crisis. >> and it's something that will make the ceo very, very happy. the last couple times he's been on this program, he has been campaigning publicly for the government to do just that. he wants them off his balance shee
CNBC
Dec 5, 2012 2:00pm EST
reporting today that apple will lose market share to google's android tablet by the end of the year, so where does that leave microsoft? let's bring in craig burger to rescue the show. keep it clean, craig. you think the ipad is doomed? that was a joke. >> good afternoon, brian. i don't think the ipad is doomed. it's still the best device out there. they still have 60% unit share, a larger share on the revenues. you are seeing a new crop of devices like the amazon kindle fire or the google nexus that are coming in at attractive price points and certainly capturing a good chunk at the low end. >> yeah, because i guess to your point, which is when you are the first person into a market, you actually have though where to go but down in market share. when you go in, you have 100%. so is there a demarcation line for you where you do start to worry? >> you know, i mean, it seems like demand is still good. i mean, i'm not the apple analyst, but apple sales on the ipad and ipad mini are still expected to be up 50% year over year in the fourth quarter. it's a big number. they're going to sell a
CNBC
Dec 9, 2012 6:00am EST
sentiment could actually move towards like google, amazon is still up a lot. oracle is up a lot. i want to use a put spread in the qs. and december quarterlies. >> so dan is bearish. he is buying a put spread one of the most common strategies. for making a bearish trade. it is always good to crack open the play book and review the structure. buy one put and sell a lower strike put of the same expiration to cut your cost. how do you make money? you want the stock to fall to the strike of the short put where you make the most money and where your profit as a capped. i want to make one other point. >> we would not short this stock here. the way that stock moves from 505 to 590 in a week and a half is danger time. i want to use the qs. i think it's a better risk/reward. the q was at 65. i bought the december 31st quarterly. 64, 62 put spread. i paid 55 cents. i bought one of the december 31st quarterly for 95 cents. to reduce the cost i sold one of the december 31 puts against it for 40 cents. so the max cost was 55 cents. that's my max gain. my max profit is $1.45. between 6345 and 62. and
FOX Business
Dec 5, 2012 6:00pm EST
. gerri: okay, just quickly do a the others. >> google nexus seven. it is basically enjoyed all the way. nothing special about the design. this is the best selection of android apps. gerri: how about microsoft surface? >> this is a device that is built for productivity. microsoft designed this microsoft surface tablet. it has a kick stand. it comes with a keyboard. that is something that you could not be do without. this is a powerful device. some people say they are going to buy this, but they know they will have to do work on it. [talking over each other] microsoft designed this with productivity in mind. again, this is one of the widest devices on the market. gerri: okay, lance, thank you for coming on. that is a big help to people. maybe we can get some of those full-screen on the website. it really lays out how to make that decision. >> we have a ton of information. [talking over each other] gerri: we will be right back with my "two cents more". and the answer to the question today. does president obama over toward another bailout? male announcer ] how do you trade? with scottrader
MSNBC
Dec 6, 2012 2:00am PST
google and find out who they are. >> i know who jack white is. >> jazz pianist dave brubeck died at the age of 91. they put out "take five" one of the best-selling jazz songs of all time. les munves weighed in on that angust. jones comment. he says compared to charlie sheen this is a piece of cake. he added, by the way, jones is still collecting his $300,000 a week paycheck. >> it's doing great in the ratings. >> it has buzz there. any publicity is good publicity. finally, jimmy fallon has done it again. he and mariah carey decided to get everyone in the christmas spirit. ♪ >> that just reminded me, i have to get myself my christmas sweater this year. >> i'm lynn berry. this is "first look" on msnbc. stay tuned, "way too early" starts right now. >>> it took us three months to establish trust. these guys don't trust each other. they don't even trust each other in their own party. we have leaders who are people behind them with a shift hoping they can get their job the next go around. durbin has someone looking over their back. every time they deal and over on
PBS
Dec 7, 2012 4:30pm PST
, to almost $27 per share. u.s. and british regulators still have to approve the deal. two years ago google offered six billion to buy daily deal website group-on before it went public. group-on's market value is half that tonight and bloomberg reports there's take-over speculation. the stock jumped 23% today. volume more than doubled. some of the buying also could be from traders who sold short the stock to profit as it was falling. four of the top five most actively traded exchange traded products were higher. the lone hold-out was the nasdaq 100 tracking fund, which includes apple. the fund was down 0.06%. and that's tonight's "market focus." tall tom dow growth is one reason tonight's market monitor thinks the economy ll pick up speed next year and so will stocks. mark luschini back with us at janney montgomery scott. the job market we saw today improving in the last month but still slow, do you think it's going to pick up the pace of that improvement next year and why. >> well we do, tom. the fact of the matter is we've been seeing steady spectacular job growth for the better part of 2
FOX Business
Dec 5, 2012 9:20am EST
, stuart, that will really give shares a boost because the traders really mimic the s&p 500. but google didn't get in until at least two years of trading. we'll see on facebook. stuart: if i run a fund that mimics the nasdaq 100 i've got to buy facebook because it's part of the nasdaq 100 i've got to buy it and mutual fund people will have to do that. but still a jump. 38, 40 cents, that's it? but a recent run recently anyway. >> it's up 50% since early november. you're right. when you mimic the fund. more people are going to buy the s&p 500. when they get there and then we'll talk. 50% for a company like facebook. and the dow stills are up 16 early going. the stock price of netflix, made a deal with disney, exclusive rights to run its movies. first, the analysts say the deal is maybe too expensive. 300 million dollars a year and that's big bucks there, the stock is down a little and by the way, doesn't start until 2016. remember, please, netflix stock up 25% this year, and look how netflix has done just the past couple of days and it's a nice spike as of yesterday afternoon when the ne
FOX Business
Dec 5, 2012 11:00am EST
are talking about google and apple. also some other names that you may not know of. dollar tree, starbucks. some interesting choices. this is a big index fund. a lot of them try to track the nasdaq 100 so they as a result will end up buying facebook shares. dagen: thank you, shibani. starbucks offering a limited edition $450 gift card made of stainless steal. it will come with a gold level starbucks membership. that includes gifts and free refills. it will initially be made available exclusively through gilt.com. only $400 is on the card. it cost $50 to make. you decide. is a youtube sensation gangnam style closer to 1 billion views? psy will bring in $7 billion. more than half of his take comes from commercial endorsements. connell: good for him. it is a very cool video. very well done. it is so catchy. connell: let's go back to the cold now. dagen: you are a nerd who is 80. nicole: you got to love gangnam style. nicole: let's take a look at the stock in how apple is very. also, to microsoft, as well. this is based on some data that was compiled. while apple actually did get a buy rating
FOX Business
Dec 5, 2012 1:00pm EST
mutual funds, et cetera. a lot big names, google, amazon, netflix. but nontechnology names as well. dollar tree, mattel, starbucks, wynn. broad swath of economy this index tracks. lori: throwing in to image theenasdaq 100 funds? >> that what we think will happen next few days. they try to mimic. try to buy all the same stocks in all of those same 100 stocks. we think a nice pop up. we will not, today, though. it was down now. but what we'll not see is a huge pop up because that usually happened and is reserved for the s&p 500,. when stocks get added in there. that's when we see a bigger sort of investor base react to that it may be a while. google, for example, had to wait two years before included in the s&p 500. facebook may have to wait a little bit as well. certainly something that is --. lori: nice job. gives more clout being in the nasdaq 100. melissa: great report. place your bets. it is not a horse race. it is a royal baby race. prince william has rushed to be by his wife's bedside as she is treated for severe nausea at king edward hospital in london. odds makers are rushin
FOX
Dec 10, 2012 7:00am PST
metal card. >>> 7:24. san francisco police and google plus, teaming up to keep bikes from being stolen. a workshop tonight at 6:00 will show how to protect bikes and how the police investigate bike thefts. it will show how the -- the best locks to use on the bikes and how to keep bikes safe. the workshop is 6 -- at 6:00 at google san francisco on spear street. you have to register in advance. >>> if you can't bike to work or school, you have to take a car, let's check in with sal. the east shore pretty crowded -- crowded? >> it is. you can see it's heavy here westbound. that's kind of a long line getting to the bay bridge. we had several stalled cars. kind of a bad morning for the bridge. not a lot of accidents but just broken down cars on that span. now here we are looking at a huge toll plaza delay of 40 minutes before you make it unless you are in the carpool lane, it will be 40 gets getting to the bay bridge. 580 is backed up as well. you need to give yourself extra time or consider public transportation. we're looking at the nimitz freeway. some people may want to think about the
KRON
Dec 6, 2012 8:00pm PST
, as you may know, is the c-e-o of google. >>jacqueline: we are going to be enjoying dry weather that has been building offshore. it will keep things off to the north. the clouds and rain also to the north in washington. take a look to our visibility. not bad. low clouds and reduced visibility and fairfield but the fog is forming. i expect to see this forming and in other locations. we will at least see that low cloud coverage especially towards the delta. the inland valleys, and the north bay valleys it is expected to clear for the afternoon. a bit warmer. details on that, coming upthe first family ushers in the holiday season in washington. by flipping the switch on the national christmas tree. (countdown) 5,4,3,2,1, (cheers & applause) >>pam: the obamas were was joined by actor neil patrick harris, who hosted the ceremony. singers kenneth "babyface" edmonds, ledisi , jason mraz, james taylor and the band the fray also >> the duchess of cambridge. kate middleton. has been discharged from a london hospital. she is pregnant and was being treated for acute morning sickness. kate was smilin
CNBC
Dec 10, 2012 6:00am EST
on -- every once in a while i check tweeting. >> i saw it on google, too. kayla tausche reporting -- >> kayla beat nick dunn. >> nick dunn was quoting kayla. >> is that right? >> corporate news that we're talking about, ingersoll-rand is nearing a deal to spin off its security technology business. cnbc's kayla tausche is reporting that the news could be announced as early as today. the spin-off comes after months of negotiations with an activist investor. ingersoll-rand is planning to announce a buyback program and a nearly 30% increase in the share program. also, aig is considering selling its plane leasing firm to a chinese group for up to $4.8 billion. plus, listen to this, mcdonald's is going to be reporting november sales today. look for the numbers at about 8:00 a.m. eastern time. analysts are expecting global comps to decline .1%. u.s. sales are seen falling by .8% while europe is expected to tick slightly higher. this was a big deal last month when they came out for their comps. it disappointed for the first time in years and years. people will be watching this number very closely to
CNBC
Dec 5, 2012 3:00pm EST
disrupted by new players like square and paypal and google. the stock has been hit, but our fund manager we talked to think it's been unfairly hit. any time an industry is being disrupted, that's a good opportunity. >> u.s. bancorp? >> this is an old fashioned bank. focuses on deposits and loans and wealth management. none of the other stuff that can get you into trouble. this is one our clients really liked. >> this year dividend plays have been huge. everyone is looking for income. they look to these companies that have a good yield. the two that came through here were ford and, as it happens, our majority owner comcast. >> yes. so ford, you know, the auto recovery story is pretty significant. it's still happening. cars on the road are older. the replacement rate is going to go up. with ford, it has a rock-solid balance sheet. its dividend yield, we think, could go up. comcast is interesting. not because it's the boss' of "closing bell," it has a new revenue stream in nbc universal, which is up 32% in the third quarter because of the olympics and the election. you know, on the other side,
CNBC
Dec 6, 2012 5:00pm EST
, cisco and google around $45 billion. will any of these join the race? >> i think the key question here is how much of the stock is held by insiders of some sort who can benefit by paying out a special dividend. that's been a key factor in terms of these screens floating around, screens of potential dividend payers. >> we know buffett's not going to do it. >> yeah. >> because of the buffett rule. so he can't do it. but i do think gates could do it. gates and balmer are two of the largest shareholders at microsoft. rather than the $40 billion, another $20 billion offshore. i like that one. >> what you want to do, once it's announced, you want to buy the stock, write it up and sell the day before and then you don't have to deal with that collapse the next day. >> the impact on the market will be interesting this december. thanks so much. stay tuned. >>> the holidays may be happy for you and for me, but this is crunch time. so will some retailers triumph and others feel the sting of defeat? i'm here to help you sort out the winners. stick around because "mad money's" coming up next. there
CNBC
Dec 7, 2012 12:00pm EST
they're in acquisition target potentially, whether it be for microsoft or comcast or google or potentially an app. >> weiss, what about the risk factors? >> they're meaningless in terms of the fundamentals of the company. all it's going to be is a fine. it's not like there's fraud or anything like that. there's no restatement of earnings or neanything else comg in. balance sheet. just ignore that nuisance. it gets your names in the headlines a little bit more. in terms of the company and the fundamentals, my concern is they're overpaying for content. they're going to have to raise capital next year and i don't think somebody can come in and buy them. >> we'll move on and talk about the market. ross kosterich joins us live from san francisco. ros russ, nice to see you. >> thanks for having me. >> if there's coal in apple's market can santa claus have a rally? >> the stock can move higher without apple but to state the obvious, it's a big chunk. it's certainly going to help if apple participates but i think the reality is apple along with the rest of the stock market is still
CNBC
Dec 10, 2012 12:00pm EST
on the future of the inheritance tax. and the other side of google, the internet giant slashing bills -- stashes, i should say, billions in tax shelters to avoid paying taxes. is that fair play or is it absolutely outrageous? we'll talk about that at 1:00 p.m. eastern time. now back to scott and the fast money "halftime report." >> over the weekend johnny manziel made history as the first freshman to win the heisman trophy and with a great nickname to go along with his great story it would seem as though the sky is the limit for the kid they call johnny football. our brian shactman is live in new york city with the texas a&m qb. brian? >> they call him johnny heisman now, too. only the fifth player ever in college football to throw for more than 3,000 yards and run for at least 1,000. johnny, thanks for joining us. first of all, how you holding up? >> not bad. i'm enjoying all of this. just taking it in stride. making sure i enjoy the moment. >> you're not talked out yet? >> not yet. >> what is it like to go from six months ago, you don't know his story, he wasn't even a starter on the team. tod
CNBC
Dec 12, 2012 5:00pm EST
. >> they are going up against google, they are revamping their apps, what's going to be ironic is when they get a takeout bid when the stock travels up to 30 bucks again. >> all right, jane. >> all right. the pope will want to know that instagram doesn't support twitter and yahoo! does because he just sent his first tweet. o-m-g, and not the g in vain. dear friends. i am pleased to get in touch with you through twitter. i bless all of you from my heart he has already a million followers. but he is following seven on twitter. who? actually just seven of himself in different languages. even if the pope's tweeting, how long before twitter is public? >> why does he need to follow himself if he knows what he has tweeted because he tweeted it? >> i -- >> not that good with the thing. >> papal trinity thing, i -- >> um -- twitter, public? thoughts? >> to me, i've said this, i think facebook has a ton of problems. if you woke up tomorrow morning, they said they were going to use their $10 billion in cash plus stock to buy twiter, you would have that stock back up to the ipo price like that. >> wow. all
CNN
Dec 8, 2012 2:00am PST
. predictive intelligence with google now complete. introducing droid dna by htc. it's not an upgrade to your phone. it's an upgrade to yourself. >>> tonight the stunning and deeply shocking news from london where a nurse at the hospital where kate middleton was treated for morning sickness has taken her own life. the nurse who killed herself was the one who was tricked by prank call from two australian deejays earlier this week who pretended to be queen elizabeth and prince charles. it's a tragic turn of events. joining me is katie nicholl, correspondent for the mail on sunday. people are snickering, laughing a bit, and it's suddenly become a much more serious, awful tragedy. what do we actually know about this? >> reporter: well, i can sure you, piers, no one is snickering or laughing tonight. this story has taken a turn for the very, very worse. it's incredibly tragic. the news is that jacintha saldanha, the nurse who took the hoax call from those two deejays in australia and transferred it to the ward that catherine was staying on was found dead at her house this morning. she was living i
FOX Business
Dec 6, 2012 4:00pm EST
be the number one toy? >> there is certainly a chance of that and i think google and amazon they will capture the more price sensitive customer. i think important thing to consider in smartphones and tablets apple doesn't need 100% of the market. if you think about the smartphone business in total over the next few years, most of the growth will come from emerging markets. it will be lower priced hand-sets and probably android. as long as apple maintains premium share of smartphone market say at high-end we think they will be fine. david: bring an, bring it to where we started and tax issue and how much that apt affects the trade now. the people locking in profits now and are selling will they buy back in at the lower rate after the first of the year? >> i certainly think that is the case. it is certainly possible if they have a good quarter in the beginning of january. so i think that could be a catalyst to get investors to pile back in. david: let me press you, brian before you go, what do you think the price will be when that happens, when it gets back to the new normal? what will it be in
CBS
Dec 6, 2012 6:00pm PST
rival google announced last summer that its new media streaming device called the nexus q is made in the u.s. speculation is rampant about what computer and where in the u.s. apple will manufacture its former assembly plant in elk grove one possibility. although some see apple's decision as a public relations move, one user says it's right for the times. >> i hope it's something tangible. this is also for the stakeholders. people on the ground actually working on the apple phones. >> reporter: low wages and low fuel costs were the main forces driving companies to start manufacturing overseas allen but over the decades we in that fuel costs are definitely up and wages in china as a result of some of this reporting of bad conditions there are on the rise 15 to 20% as well so it doesn't make as much economic sense as it used to. >> i'm sure consumers are wondering oh, yeah but does that mean all the apple products are going to cost more? will they raise prices on me is it. >> reporter: it's a competitive thing. they are getting a lot of mileage out of moving some manufacturing of one
MSNBC
Dec 6, 2012 5:00pm PST
, google, yahoo! facebook, and amazon. they can't keep up. cheap chinese labor helped apple make almost $50 billion in the next fiscal quarter, alone. those profits allow apple to finally do the right thing. they're going to hire more americans. the ceo says he feels the company has a responsibility to create jobs. we wish more ceos would show that economic patriotism. it's a heck of a start. let's bring in e.j. dionne, msnbc contributor and "washington post" columnist and author of the book "our divided political heart." e.j., we need more stories like this. what kind of skilled labor does apple need? what do you think the ceo is talking about? where are we lacking? >> well, i think that, first of all, i think that there is a guardedly good news story going on in manufacturing right now because a lot of companies they're not all doing this for economic patriotism. they're discovering that having long supply lines isn't such a good idea. they're discovering that there's a certain stability about our country that's good for them. they're also discovering that you do better rnd, andy grove ma
KRON
Dec 6, 2012 4:00am PST
4:00 a.m.. showing you on of google earth, folsom street. this chase started and ended when the driver collided with a fire hydrant. with major flooding, water gushing on folsom street toward the driver was injured, taking to the hospital. san francisco police are investigating this as a possible d u i .. >> one person is dead in a house fire that wrecked 3 hulman san francisco is evil side heights. how's that -- house fire in san francisco's new this morning... one person is dead after a house fire ripped through a home in san francisco's ingleside heights neighborhood. the one-alarm fire was reported last night in the avenue around 8:30. around 9... the victim's >> also new this morning... the contra costa county sheriff's office is investigating a homicide. it happened last night in pleasant hill. concord avenue. no further details have updates as they become also, the police force not having to undergo a federal intervention. mayor jean quan and police chief will work with the compliance officer of the will have the ability to hire and fire personnel. british retail gi
NBC
Dec 6, 2012 10:00pm EST
as steve jobs wanted it to be. then there are the maps. iphones used to come with google maps until they set out on their own. but apple's version wasn't quite ready for launch. it lacked some critical street smarts. and in those early days, god help you if you went anywhere near the brooklyn bridge or the hoover dam. it was a rare and public embarrassment and cook fired two top executives in charge. how big of a setback was maps? >> it didn't meet our customers' expectations and our expectations of ourselves are even higher than our customers'. however, i can tell you, we >> and you said good-bye to some executives? >> well, we screwed up. and we are putting the weight of the company behind correcting it. >> as for the iphone 5 itself, they have flown off those perfect apple store shelves. but buyers of the iphone 5 soon discovered they had to buy something else, none of the old power cords work on the new equipment. why did we have to buy new cords for this? >> as it turns out, we had a connector that we used for a decade or more. >> i have 500 of them at home if you need any. >>
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